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- Hana Vanická; Jaroslav Holuša; Karolina Resnerová; Ján Ferenčík; Mária Potterf; Adam Véle; Wojciech Grodzki
- Forest ecology and management 2020 v.470-471 pp. 118209
- Ips typographus; Picea abies; Thanasimus; antagonists; bark; bark beetles; biodiversity; conservation areas; dominant species; ecological footprint; egg production; females; forests; intraspecific competition; laws and regulations; mountains; natural enemies; parasitism; parks; population dynamics; predators; reproductive performance; sex ratio; tree mortality; trees; windthrow; wood; Carpathian region; Central European region; Poland; Slovakia
- ... Outbreaks of the European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus kill extensive areas of Norway spruce forests in Central Europe, affecting both protected areas and neighboring commercial forests. In protected areas, uncontrolled (non-intervention) management allows natural beetle-induced tree mortality, while in commercial forests infested trees are salvage-logged in order to lower I. typographus num ...
- Frauke Fedderwitz; Niklas Björklund; Velemir Ninkovic; Göran Nordlander
- Physiological entomology 2014 v.39 no.2 pp. 103-110
- Hylobius abietis; Picea abies; adults; egg production; females; forest regeneration; girdling; locomotion; males; plant response; seedlings; Europe
- ... The pine weevil [Hylobius abietis (L.); Coleoptera: Curculionidae] has a high economic impact on forest regeneration in Europe. The general biology of the pine weevil has received considerable attention, although there is insufficient knowledge about its diel behaviour and time budget. Therefore, in the present study, the feeding and locomotion behaviour of individual adult weevils on Norway spruc ...